|Person-in-Charge||Judith A. Todd|
The purpose of this program is to prepare engineers to integrate laser-materials processing into the concurrent design and manufacture of multiscale components and systems of the future. Its objective is to offer a multidisciplinary curriculum drawing upon the strengths of several engineering departments and the Applied Research Laboratory.
Effective Date: Spring Semester 2016
Expiration Date: Fall Semester 2020
Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 General Admissions Standards. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
Graduates in engineering, the sciences, or medicine who present a 3.0 grade-point average will be considered for admission. Exceptions to the minimum 3.00 GPA may be made for students with professional experience, special backgrounds, abilities, and interests. GRE scores are not required.
Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.
To be awarded the Laser-Materials Processing and Laser-Based Manufacturing certificate, students must successfully complete with a grade of B or higher 12 credits of graduate course work including the following, or other courses approved in advance by petition.
|ESC 540||Laser Optics Fundamentals||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
Certificate Program Head: Judith Todd Copley
Director of Graduate Studies/Professor-in-Charge: Corina Drapaca
Primary Program Contact: Tammy Coval
Mailing Address: 212 Earth & Engineering Sciences Building, University Park, PA 16802
Telephone: (814) 863-4586
Program Website: Laser-Materials Processing and Laser-Based Manufacturing